Emergency Services

NOTICE: Due to an increased demand in emergency services, wait times may be longer than usual. We appreciate your patience. Learn about getting the right care at the right place.

Routine COVID-19 testing for people without COVID symptoms is NOT available in our Emergency Department. If you need a COVID-19 test, please visit a COVID-19 testing site or use an at-home test.

Review our Emergency Department Visitor Policy.

Winchester Hospital’s Emergency Services facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing leading-edge emergency care services, fast-tracked triage and short wait times to see a doctor, coordinated care by a team of nurses, specialized pediatric emergency care, and separate treatment areas for people who are critically ill, those with less severe needs, and children.

Exceptional Emergency Care

If you are experiencing symptoms of a possible medical emergency – such as chest pains, stroke symptoms, difficulty breathing, severe abdominal pain, multiple injuries, bleeding that will not stop, coughing up blood, vomiting blood, bleeding from the rectum,  severe burns, or a pregnancy-related emergency – CALL 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department immediately!

Emergency Department
41 Highland Avenue,
Winchester, MA 01890
Phone: 781-756-2000

Winchester’s Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) offers advanced emergency medical services to communities north of Boston.

Our ED features 30 examination rooms, and is located at 41 Highland Avenue in Winchester where over 45,000 patients visit our ED each year. In addition, we offer:

  • Board-certified, ED physicians and nurses extensively trained in emergency medicine and certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • Top-notch stroke care as a Primary Stroke Service Hospital, as designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
  • Specialized pediatric care via an on-site pediatrician specializing in emergency medicine from Boston Children’s Hospital, available every day from noon to midnight and 24-hour pediatrician consultation coverage. Winchester Hospital also has a number of outstanding pediatricians, family practitioners and orthopedic specialists available to assist children after they leave the Emergency Department.

Urgent (Non-Emergency) Care

If you need medical care right away but your condition is not a medical emergency, Winchester Hospital offers urgent care in two convenient locations, open 7 days a week, including most holidays. 

Urgent Care Wilmington

Urgent Care Woburn

Family Medical Center Baldwin Park II
500 Salem Street, Wilmington, MA 7 Alfred Street, Woburn, MA
978-988-6000 781-756-7800
Hours: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Pain Management

    Helping patients reduce and cope with chronic pain.

  • Cancer Care

    A full range of coordinated cancer services in a single location